KENANSVILLE — Adrian Grandy, was appointed as the Rose Hill-Magnolia Elementary School assistant principal by the Duplin County Board of Education last week during the board meeting. His role will be effective as of July 1.

The Faison Fire & Rescue hosted a Firefighter Certification Rescue class last weekend. The program brought together firefighters from Faison, Oak Wolfe, Pleasant Grove, Pricetown, Seven Springs, Spivey’s Corner and Number 7 Township.

Expanding the market for hemp seed oil is the goal of a new cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) involving Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and the Midwest Bioprocessing Center (MBC), a Peoria, Illinois-based firm specializing in organic chemical and pharmaceu…

When Laura Jones opens the Magnolia library, she unlocks it and then gives the front door a good heave with her shoulder just to push it halfway open. That’s as far as it will go because the floor is swollen from wood rot, and the bottom of the door snags on the carpet which has been lifted …

When Laura Jones opens the Magnolia library, she unlocks it and then gives the front door a good heave with her shoulder just to push it halfway open. That’s as far as it will go because the floor is swollen from wood rot, and the bottom of the door snags on the carpet which has been lifted …

KENANSVILLE — Congressman Greg Murphy visited with Christian leaders in Beulaville on the morning of April 29 to speak about resources, address concerns and to keep the community abreast of current and ongoing national issues.

WALLACE — Jermaine Williams tried to hold back the tears when he heard his son Javonte had been drafted by the Denver Broncos last Saturday night during the opening selections of the NFL’s second-round draft.

The Duplin County Tourism Development Authority (DCTDA) is proud to announce that they have reinstated the Duplin Tourism Grants Program for the county’s tourism-related industries, i.e. attractions, lodging, festival and events, local community promotion.

Andrew Williams was arrested and placed in the Duplin County Jail under a $25,000 secure bond on Tuesday.

High school seniors from Duplin County or the Town of Mount Olive, who are interested in attending the University of Mount Olive, could be eligible for significant scholarship funding through the University’s Herring Scholarship program.

WASHINGTON — North Carolina Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr and Reps. G. K. Butterfield (D-1), David Rouzer (R-7), and Gregory Murphy (R-3) have sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture urging the distribution of $200 million provided in the Coronavirus Response and …

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. laid out a timeline for lifting current pandemic restrictions. With stable trends and continued vaccination success, the state expects to lift mandatory social distancing, capacity, …

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has approved 11 grant requests to local governments totaling $3,702,500, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 486 jobs, 40 of which were previously announced. The public investment i…

WASHINGTON — More than 200 national, state and local organizations are urging the White House to build on the extraordinary child poverty-fighting measures in the latest COVID relief package by making them permanent.

Recently in the news, it seems like there has been a daily active shooting incident in which numerous individuals have been killed or seriously injured.